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9 Things You Can't Miss To Do In Goa

A trip to Goa is not once in a lifetime thing. It's the holiday destination where you would love to go time and again. More importantly the Indian Portuguese hub has lots in store apart from the sun and the sea.

Sand, sea, surf and much more attract tourists to Goa from across the globe. So if you are visiting this tropical paradise you MUST not miss out doing the following 10 things to make the most of your trip.

1. Hippies and Beach

How could one just miss them?Goa is undoubtedly the land of umpteen virgin and serene beaches. Its long coastline is blessed with some charming beaches. One just could not miss lying down on the golden sand, bathing in the salty waters, embrace solitude on the beach or even just plain sunbathing. Baga, Calangute and Anjuna are the best beaches to visit in North Goa while Arossim and Utorda make the best in the South.

2. Water Sports

Not just the beaches but the skies are also crowded in Goa where people are screaming their lungs out doing crazy sports activities. Gift your life some thrill with the underwater activities offered here. Gliding across the sea surface while riding on the waves is yet another interesting thing to do here. The thrilling water sports here include para-sailing, scuba-diving, water-sking, snorkeling and diving, windsurfing, sunset cruises, kayaking and much more.

3. Social Binge

Goa has always been India's hub for psychedelic parties, lively clubs, and energetic ambient music it plays. The state offers a spiritual approach to partying which lures the tourist to come back to it again and again. The revelers love to indulge in partying at the hot cafes and pubs near the beaches. Club-M, Tito's, Cavala, Club Cubana, Mambo, Tease, Cape Town Cafe, SinQ, Curlies, Hype and the list for the most happening places to hang out continues.

4. Shopper's Stop

Shopaholics drool over the colorful and crazy markets on Goa which offers something for every budget. We bet you can't resist the hippie apparels, gothic accessories, junkie pieces of jewelry and much more. The best pick from the Goan markets would be bead accessories, harem pants, colorful jholas, hot swimwear, hippie merchandise, and cool t-shirts.

5. Leisure Biking

Biking in goa is sheer gush of nostalgia and unbridled freedom. Travelling places on two wheels is different experience altogether and exploring the beauty of Goa on a bike is an exciting thought. Riding along the Goan streets and highways offers serene scenic beauty of mountains and beaches. The journey along the forests and ecologically rich areas is a magnificent experience.

6. Spice Up

Visit to the spice plantations can be one of the best refreshments on your Goa trip. You can check out the spice farms and villages which have a wide range of rich Indian spices. The aromatic environment here bears testimony as to why European came here. Don't forget to try out Peri Peri the hottest spice in the world.

7. Go Wild

Wildlife in Goa is as interesting as its beaches and parties. The Bhagwan Mahavir Wildlife Sanctuary and Mollem National Park are the best places to spot panther, barking deer, mouse deer and sloth bear. The jungles here are also home to a wide variety of birds, flora and fauna.

8. Dolphins

Goa is also a hotspot for spotting dolphins having fun and frolics in the sea. It is like watching some Animal Planet show live in front of your eyes with dolphins present their graceful show. Thus a dolphin cruise trip is a must thing to do in Goa.

9. Foodie Food

The restaurants here awesome Portuguese and Goan cuisine which one just can't miss. The multi-cuisine eating options here offer king crabs, garlic chicken, prawn vinadloo, and roasted, steamed, fried and sauces and spices mixed sea food. There are also plenty of shacks that provide quality sea food to die for.
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